2016-17 Mountain West All-Academic Team
2016-17 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
2015-16 Mountain West All-Academic Team
2014-15 Second Team All-Mountain West Selection
2014-15 Mountain West All-Academic Team
2014-15 Mountain West Scholar Athlete
2016-17 Season (As A Junior)
Completed 13 rounds in five starts, posting a 75.92 scoring average ... Logged her highest finish of the year at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, tying for the 10th position at 1-over-par 214 to help the Aztecs successfully defend their team title (Sept. 26-28) ... Tied for 76th at the rain-shortened Stanford Intercollegiate with a 15-over 157 (Oct. 14-15) ... Ended the fall at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, where she shot a season-low 68 in the opening round (Oct. 23-25) ... Wound up 36th on the individual leaderboard at the event, as the Scarlet and Black tied for fourth in the standings ... Also played the spring opener at the Northrop Grumman Regional (Feb. 12-14) before missing the next five events due to injury ... Returned to the lineup in time to make her third straight postseason appearance at the NCAA Lubbock Regional, where she tied for 69th after carding a 14-over 230 (May 8-10) ... Earned a spot on the Mountain West all-academic team for the third consecutive year and merited scholar-athlete recognition for the second time in the last three seasons.
2015-16 Season (As A Sophomore)
Was one of three Aztecs to start all nine medal-play events ... Ranked third on the squad with a 74.37 scoring average, completing five rounds below par ... Logged five top-20 placements, including two in the top five ... Helped SDSU capture the team championship at the Golfweek Conference Challenge after shooting a 6-over 222 to tie for the 14th spot ... Was SDSU's top finisher at the University of Washington's Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational, where she tied for fifth with a 5-over 221, lifting the Scarlet and Black to its second straight tournament title (Oct. 6-7) ... Posted her lowest score of the year at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a 5-under 211 to tie for the 28th position ... Shot a season-best 68 in the final round, highlighted by six birdies (Oct. 23-25) ... Tied for 18th at the Westbrook Spring Invitational after firing an even-par 216 (Feb. 21-22) ... Played four matches in the Aztecs' lone home event of the year at the SDSU March Mayhem (March 21-23) ... Emerged as SDSU's top player in the final two tournaments of the year, finishing a solo third at the Mountain West Championship, where she notched a 2-over 218 ... Was one of just two golfers in the field to play a bogey-free final round, carding 15 pars and three birdies en route to a 69 (April 18-20) ... Cracked the top 20 in NCAA regional competition for the second straight season after tying for 18th with a 6-over 219 at Stanford Golf Course (May 5-7) ... Also landed on the MW all-academic team for the second year in a row.
2014-15 Season (As A Freshman)
Made a huge splash in her first season on Montezuma Mesa, becoming the third straight Aztec freshman to garner all-Mountain West accolades after earning second-team honors ... Competed in all nine stroke-play tournaments for SDSU, tying for the team lead with a 73.93 scoring average, which ranked second among conference freshmen ... Also topped the squad with 26 of 27 rounds counting toward the Aztecs' team score ... Logged five top-20 efforts on the year, including a pair of top-five placements ... Finished alone in fifth place at the Betsy Rawls Invitational after shooting a 4-over 220 (Oct. 12-14) ... Posted SDSU's lowest round at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown after shooting a 69 over the final 18 holes, helping the Scarlet and Black successfully defend its team title (Oct. 26-28) ... Came on strong during the spring schedule, emerging as the Aztecs' No. 1 finisher in four of five events ... Opened the semester at the UC Irvine Invitational, where she tied for the 18th spot at 2-over 218, highlighted by an opening-round 69 (Feb. 23-24) ... Was one of three SDSU players to crack the top 20 at the competitive Bruin Wave Invite, landing in the 17th position at 11-over 227 (March 2-3) ... Emerged victorious in a dual meet vs. Yale, defeating the Bulldogs' Marika Liu 4&3 (March 11) ... Also notched a win and halved two matches in four starts at the SDSU Farms Invitational (March 23-25) ... Propelled the Aztecs to their first-ever conference championship, tying for first in regulation at the MW tournament before falling on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff (April 20-22) ... Recorded a season-best 6-under 210 at the event, establishing a league record for lowest opening-round score with a card of 66 ... Also shot a 69 in the final round of the NCAA St. George Regional, finishing in a tie for 20th individually with a combined 11-over 224 (May 7-9) ... Received MW scholar-athlete recognition and earned a spot on the conference's all-academic team.
Prior to College Graduated from Las Almenas High School in Asunción, Paraguay ... Has been a member of the Paraguayan national team at the prestigious Copa los Andes since 2008 ... Claimed seven individual tournament titles over the past five years, including the 2014 Copa de Oro last January , as well as the 2013 South American Champions Tribute event and the 2012 Punta del Este Open ... Also collected back-to-back wins at the Montevideo Open in 2010-11 ... Was named Paraguayan junior golfer of the year in 2010 after emerging triumphant at the Prejuvenil South American tournament ... Took home medalist honors in the 15-18 age group at the 2010 Pars International Junior Golf Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla. ... Landed in the runner-up spot at the same event in 2011 ... Posted a fourth-place finish at the 2013 South American Championship following a local appearance at the Callaway Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines North in La Jolla, Calif.
Milagros Chaves was born in Asunción, Paraguay ... Lists Adam Scott as her favorite athlete ... Enjoys bicycling, swimming and playing tennis in her spare time ... Intends to major in business at SDSU.
CHAVES' SDSU SCORECARD
Northrop Grumman Challenge.........76-81-83--240 (T-84th)
NCAA Lubbock Regional..............76-76-78--230 (T-69th)